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Police Chief

Category: Public Safety
Description:
THE TOWN OF PIKEVILLE IS CURRENTLY ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR THE POSITION OF CHIEF OF POLICE. THIS POSITION PERFORMS MANAGERIAL, ADMINISTRATIVE, AND SPECIALIZED LAW ENFORCEMENT WORK DIRECTING ALL ACTIVITIES AND PERSONNEL OF THE TOWN’S POLICE DEPARTMENT. DUTIES WILL INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: PLANNING, ORGANIZING, DIRECTING, AND ADMINISTERING THE OPERATIONAL ACTIVITIES OF THE DEPARTMENT. THE CHIEF STRATEGICALLY PLANS GOALS AND OBJECTIVES FOR THE SHORT/LONG-TERM; MANAGES AND SUPERVISES ALL POLICE WORK AND STAFF TO ASSURE EFFECTIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OPERATIONS; SUPERVISES INTERNAL PERSONNEL INVESTIGATIONS; REVIEWS PERFORMANCE STANDARDS OF THE DEPARTMENT AND EVALUATES PERSONNEL;. PREPARES AND RECOMMENDS THE ANNUAL BUDGET FOR THE DEPARTMENT; ADMINISTERS AND MONITORS BUDGET TO ENSURE EFFECTIVE AND EFFICIENT FISCAL OPERATIONS; RECEIVES AND INVESTIGATES INQUIRIES OR COMPLAINTS CONCERNING POLICE ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES. PREPARES PERIODIC REPORTS OF CRIME AND ACCIDENT ACTIVITY.; REPRESENTS THE DEPARTMENT AND THE TOWN IN PRESENTATIONS AND SPEECHES; MAKES PRESS RELEASES AS NEEDED; WORKS TO STRENGTHEN DEPARTMENT RELATIONSHIPS WITH THE COMMUNITY; AND ENCOURAGES POSITIVE PUBLIC RELATIONS. CANDIDATE WILL BE SELF-MOTIVATED, ABLE TO MULTI-TASK, ADAPT TO WORK ENVIRONMENT, AND DEMONSTRATE CAPACITY OF AN EFFECTIVE LEADER. CANDIDATE MUST HAVE EXCELLENT VERBAL AND WRITTEN COMMUNICATIONS, AND POSSESS THE ABILITY TO INTERACT PROFESSIONALLY WITH PEERS, SUBORDINATES, AND CITIZENS. QUALIFICATIONS: DESIRABLE GRADUATION FROM AN ACCREDITED COLLEGE WITH A DEGREE IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE, POLICE SCIENCE, OR OTHER RELEVANT FIELD, SUPPLEMENTED BY ADVANCED COURSES IN POLICE ADMINISTRATION, AND PROGRESSIVE LAW ENFORCEMENT EXPERIENCE ACROSS FUNCTIONAL AREAS. POSSESSION OF AN INTERMEDIATE OR ADVANCED LAW ENFORCEMENT CERTIFICATE THROUGH THE NC CRIMINAL JUSTICE EDUCATION AND TRAINING STANDARDS COMMISSION. AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE MAY BE CONSIDERED. SALARY COMMENSURATE WITH QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE AND IS SUPPLEMENTED BY A COMPETITIVE BENEFITS PACKAGE. INTERESTED APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT A RESUME AND TOWN OF PIKEVILLE EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION TO: JAMES SULLIVAN VIA EMAIL: MANAGER@PIKEVILLENC.GOV. TOWN OF PIKEVILLE: PO BOX 9, PIKEVILLE, NC 27863 CLOSING DATE: APRIL 15, 2022.THE TOWN OF PIKEVILLE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Employer: Town of Pikeville
Expires: 4/7/2022
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